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Tri State Travel Trolley Tour

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Address: 220 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2242
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+1 815-821-2402
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Top Notch Tour!

Very friendly employees! We had a 1-hour tour of Galena and loved it. The driver was full of knowledge and humor. Would do it again without hesitation! Tri State is MUCH better... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
Kerry M
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very friendly employees! We had a 1-hour tour of Galena and loved it. The driver was full of knowledge and humor. Would do it again without hesitation! Tri State is MUCH better than the Galena Trolley company across the street. Do your trolley tour with Tri State!

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Thank Kerry M
Northbrook, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The tour guide/driver had a lot of history to share which was great. But spent too much time highlighting local businesses. Not why we take a trolley tour. Once they got past that, this was a very nice tour of this very historic town. I would recommend this as a great way to be able to see a lot of... More 

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Mansfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a must if you are a first time visitor. The tour lasts an hour and takes you all over the city. Guide is knowledgeable and fun.

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Thank nrscass
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was an amazing tour! Our guide Johnny was hilarious! We were able to see so much, Galena is full of history and our guide informed us of it all! Highly recommend!!!

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our guide was very personable and knowledgeable about the area and it's history. He spent 1/3 of our time talking about local businesses. I would have appreciated more indepth history regarding the homes and it's original occupants.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very nice and informative driver! There are 2 trolley tour companies in town, Make sure you go to The Tri State Trolly. It is at 403 S. Main Street. It is about $1.50 Cheaper than the other company because it is affiliated with the museum and they don't charge tax! It's an one hour tour, taking you past Grant's house,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We took the one-hour overview of Galena. Since we were only in Galena for two days, it gave us a chance to see some of the sites and get some background on those site that we would not have gotten any other way. The driver had a dry wit and used personal anecdotes and stories about the current residents that... More 

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Thank Mary Kay S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We took the midday one hour tour. It was a nice overview of Galena. The cost was $18/adult which was the same price as the other trolley tour company across the street. It was a nice little tour but I do not feel it was worth the $18, I would say maybe $10.

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Appleton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This tour was about one hour and covered a great deal of the town. But the best part was our guide, who had such funny comments and also gave us great information about the history of the town. The trolley will go up to the higher areas of the town, so if you do not want to walk all those... More 

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Beech Grove, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This trolley tour was excellent. The guide was very informative and knew a lot of history about each site. Helped us to know what the history of Galena is and what sites we wanted to visit on our trip.

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